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Whakapau kaha – to be better than before.

Pack your picnic basket and blanket and bring your whanau along to our Friends & Family Picnic to be held on the field, 25 November 5-7pm. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet other families in the School community and celebrate the achievements, efforts and successes of our amazing students. A few food trucks will be available too including Mr Whippy, dumplings and sushi. If you are looking for some inspiration for your picnic basket, be sure to check out Fresh Choice Epsom for all your picnic needs.

We are also fortunate enough to have the support of local businesses; Coko Design & Fashion, Fresh Choice Epsom, Little Jimmy, Saba Salon and Beauty Engine, who have all very generously donated prizes to be raffled on the evening. Look out for tickets being sold to ensure you are in with for a chance!

Neighbourhood Party

We love to celebrate community. The Neighbourhood Party has been running for over 10 years. The great thing is the Neighbourhood Party everyone is welcome and everything is FREE. There’ll be bouncy castles, popcorn, candyfloss, BBQ (with homemade sausages), barista coffee, face painting, Mr Whippy and so much more all FREE

Sunday 27 November – 11.30 to 1.30pm
20 Cawley Street, Ellerslie

The Christmas Hamper Project

For over 10 years we’ve been delivering hundreds of hampers to those in need at what can be a very stress filled time of year. We are privileged to support Pillars (families with parents in prison) Kianga Ora and Heart for Youth (youth mentorship).

We have a local drop off point (Monday to Friday)
20 Ellerslie Street, Ellerslie
Theres a website with more details (lists, donation details etc)

The much anticipated Albert-Eden Schools Cultural Festival is back for another year! Come along to the biggest event for the Albert-Eden area, featuring performances from from over 22 different schools, food trucks, community stalls, and other fun activities for the whole family. The first performances kick off at 9:30am and run until 4:30pm.

This is a FREE event funded by the Albert-Eden local board. We expect large numbers so get in quick and find your spot on the grass.

Parking is limited and we strongly encourage the use of public transport. The Outerlink, and 22N stop next to Rocket Park, and the Baldwin avenue train station is just up the road.

Love Tennis/Centenary Celebration
Sunday 11 Sept, 11am – 4pm

Join us for our “Love Tennis” Open Day and Centenary Celebration.  The club will be open to anyone who would like to give tennis a go, and for members past and present to come down for some games and socialising.  Rackets and balls will be available, and coaches will be on hand to provide guidance.  We’ve planned an action-packed day with lots going on, including:

* Demonstration match
* Great new member specials
* Mini-nets & fun games for the kids
* Free triples tennis sessions for adults
* Delicious food & refreshments provided
* Loads of prizes and giveaways
* Fantastic hamper raffle
*Junior prizegiving
* Lolly scramble

Plus we’ll also be running a fun Parent/Child tournament (for all ages/abilities), which you can sign up for here:
Parent Child Tournament September 11th 2022 (

Come down and have a few fun hits, you could WIN TICKETS TO THE ASB CLASSIC simply by attending.  New adult members who sign up on the day will receive a FREE COACHING COURSE, while new junior members will get a FREE HOLIDAY CLINIC DAY plus a HotShots cap or t-shirt!

We will be putting on a free BBQ, delicious hot ham & salad rolls, coffee/tea and home baking, plus ice-blocks and cold drinks to keep you refreshed.

At 3pm we will have a cake-cutting ceremony to mark our Centenary, plus our Junior Prizegiving. Past and present members, friends and neighbours, everybody please join us to help celebrate 100 years of tennis at CPTC.

We are looking for help running our Love Tennis Centenary Celebration. We want to make sure we celebrate our centenary in style, so if you can give us a hand it would be much appreciated.  We’re looking for people to help:

– placing promotional posters in the area (your fave local cafe, gym, workplace etc)
– helping us set up on the day
– providing some home baking
– sizzling a few snarlers
– serving food/drinks and assisting visitors

If you can help, please email
T H A N K   Y O U

Midweek Ladies Summer Interclub

Any new member wanting to play midweek ladies summer interclub, held Mon & Tues mornings, please indicate your interest (including day(s) you want to play) by emailing Bridget at:

Starting term four and running until early December, games are doubles format (and you don’t need to find a partner, you will be placed in a team).

Existing players will automatically receive an email from Bridget in due course, we are just keen to hear from any new interclub players only at this time please.

Club Champs 🏆Congratulations!

Well done to Ryan who won the Men’s Singles Final, and to Rico and David who won the Men’s Doubles Final of the Senior Club Championships 100th Edition.

Service Recognition

We are delighted to announce Peter Stubbing has been awarded the Silver Honours Award (10 years + service) by Tennis Auckland.

Peter is a long-time club and committee member and has made a huge contribution to our club.  Congratulations Peter, and very well deserved!



Annual General Meeting – Update
Thanks to everyone who was able to attend our recent AGM on a wet Sunday afternoon.

The year saw significant success for CPTC in interclub competition across Junior and Senior teams.  Several Junior players made Auckland and NZ teams.  We installed new lights on courts 4-6, improved lighting on the other courts, added some security lights, and replaced our clubhouse flooring.

A special thank you to outgoing Treasurer Denise Bray who stood down after doing a sterling job in the role the past few years.  A warm welcome to new Treasurer Mandy Druskovich.  Your other committee members are: Rob Warner (Vice President), Alex Wall (Secretary), Maria Sheridan (Midweek Rep), Matt Fowler (Men’s Club Captain), Andre Ruegg, Dwayne Cleugh, Jo Beer & Peter Stubbing.

If anyone is interesting in joining the committee, we can always do with more help. We meet on the second Monday of each month, at 7:30pm. Email for more info.

Make raising children easier

This course gives you a good understanding of proven parenting strategies and the tools to deal more confidently with challenging behaviour.

The program is based on clinical trials and research and provides solutions that work for raising children at all ages and stages.

At the group course you’ll meet other caregivers grappling with the same problems and you’ll learn how to:

  • To develop positive relationships with your children
  • Managing any challenging behaviour
  • Plan ahead for times that are difficult for parents to manage e.g morning routine, bedtime or when you are out and about

During the course you’ll get two individual follow up phone calls from the course facilitator to support you in putting new parenting skills into practice at home.

Course dates

Session 1, Wednesday 10th August, 7-9pm
Session 2, Wednesday 17th August, 7-9pm
Session 3, Wednesday 24th August, 7-9pm
Session 4, Wednesday 31st August, 7-9pm
Individual Sessions (up to 2) Wednesday 7th& 14th September
Final Session, Wednesday 21st September, 7-9pm

Bookings and Information

Triple P New Zealand Limited
Venue: Zoom (remote platform)
Phone: 09 579 1794

Cost: 1 individual $395
1 couple $495

We are a social group for children aged 14 and under who identify as queer. We are a safe space

for children and parents/caregivers to come and hang out, do fun activities and get information if needed.

Based: Gribblehurst Community Hub, 5 Cabbage Tree Swamp Drive, Sandringham
Date: Saturday 30 April and fortnightly from then
Time: 3-5pm
Contact: Jess 027 810 4129 or email

Please let us know if you can make it so we know numbers.

A koha (donation) is welcomed to cover the cost of hiring the centre

We look forward to meeting you!

Enrol Today

Kia ora and welcome to Epsom South Kindergarten

Epsom South Kindergarten has a unique outside environment designed with areas of interest to spark children’s imagination and exploration.

Here at Epsom South Kindergarten we focus on sustainable practices.  We are proud to be an Enviroschool Kindergarten – aiming for a peaceful, healthy and sustainable world through people sharing, teaching and learning together.

Epsom South Kindergarten offers quality Early Childhood Education to develop children as competent and confident learners.

Our kindergartens have early childhood qualified and registered teachers.  The teachers are dedicated to, and passionate about, early childhood education.  Each kindergarten has a head teacher plus teachers and support staff.  Quality learning programmes are based on the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whãriki. The team at Epsom South are passionate, experienced and fun.

09 638 9272
14 Aberfoyle Street
Auckland 1023




• Do you find yourself yelling at your child more often than laughing with your child
• Do you feel you have lost touch with your child
Do you feel frustrated and find yourself saying the same things over and over again with no result




M: 0221087214


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Calling all old Mobile Phones to help Sustainable Coastlines look after NZ’s coastlines and waterways.

It would be great if you could rummage around in your drawers and toy boxes and bring into School any unwanted mobile phones you may have. Phones collected help our School gain valuable rewards and also the environment benefits by keeping our landfills free of mobile phones and their array of hazardous toxic substances. Please drop any unwanted mobile phones you may have in the collection box in the reception area at School.

Adult Tennis Coaching – Wednesday Mornings

Come and see how we provoke children’s thinking in our inclusive centre

For more information phone 09 623 2200 or visit

School is Back – please remember to drive at a safe speed around our school.This makes it safer for everyone, especially as our students love to be able to walk, scoot or ride to school!

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